[FUN_Mail] Two Full-Time Lecturer Positions at Baylor University (TX)

Keele, Brad NB_Keele at baylor.edu
Fri Jul 1 19:47:43 UTC 2022

To apply, please visit https://apply.interfolio.com/107255

Lecturer, Psychology and Neuroscience
Baylor University: College of Arts and Sciences: Psychology and Neuroscience
Waco, TX
Open Date

Jul 01, 2022

Sep 01, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, in the College of Arts & Sciences, at Baylor University invites applications for two full-time lecturer faculty positions beginning in August 2023, with a possibility of appointment as early as January 2023. We are seeking applicants with strong interest and experience in teaching psychology or neuroscience courses at the undergraduate level. These appointments are full-time teaching-focused positions, whose primary responsibilities are in instruction, mentoring, and service. We seek two creative, engaging, and collaborative faculty members who will contribute positively to the department's culture of innovative teaching, student-centered mentoring, and dedicated service to our undergraduate programs. Candidates should be able to teach courses across the Psychology and Neuroscience curriculum.

The Department offers undergraduate degrees in psychology and neuroscience and serves over 800 undergraduate majors as well as two doctoral programs. Baylor University and the Department place a high priority on cultivating faculty success at all levels and support professional excellence through faculty development programs (https://www.baylor.edu/atl/index.php?id=871333). The Department has a long history of teaching excellence, with numerous faculty recognized for outstanding teaching and mentoring. In addition, numerous teaching focused faculty have risen to prominent leadership positions such as undergraduate program director, faculty senators, and service on steering committees. We have demonstrated a sustained commitment to fostering an academic environment that fosters and supports diversity, equity, and inclusion (https://www.baylor.edu/psychologyneuroscience/index.php?id=972654), with teaching-focused faculty playing critical roles in these efforts. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their teaching and/or service, will promote diversity, equity, and inclusion at Baylor; members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Baylor offers outstanding benefits including generous retirement contributions, tuition remission, and affordable high-quality medical plans. Baylor's racial minority percentage makes our student body one of the most diverse in the Big 12.  Baylor is located in Waco, which is a growing, thriving, and diverse city in a metropolitan area of about 250,000. To learn more about the College of Arts & Sciences, the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, and working at Baylor, please visit these links: www.baylor.edu/artsandsciences/<http://www.baylor.edu/artsandsciences/>; http://www.baylor.edu/psychologyneuroscience/.

About Baylor University: Located in Waco, Texas<https://www.baylor.edu/hr/index.php?id=951663>, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of 21,000 students, Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having just been named an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification in 2022. Baylor is also on the honor roll of the "Great Colleges to Work For" from The Chronicle of Higher Education; Baylor offers competitive salaries and benefits<https://www.baylor.edu/hr/index.php?id=949184> while giving faculty and staff the chance to live in one of the fastest-growing parts of the state. Our strategic plan, Illuminate<https://illuminate.web.baylor.edu/>, guides the University as we continue to live up to Baylor's mission<https://www.baylor.edu/about/index.php?id=88781#:~:text=The%20mission%20of%20Baylor%20University,commitment%20within%20a%20caring%20community.> of educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.


A doctoral degree in psychology, neuroscience, or related fields is required by the time of appointment. We welcome applications from individuals in all sub-disciplines of psychology and neuroscience, but we have a preference for candidates who can teach courses such as (1) introductory neuroscience, cognition, learning and behavior, sensation and perception, clinical neuroscience, and/or neuropharmacology; or (2) introductory psychology, psychopathology, theories of psychotherapy and counseling, introduction to clinical psychology, multicultural psychology, and/or developmental psychology.

Application Instructions

Applications will be accepted beginning on July 1, 2022.  To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 9/1/2022.

Please submit the following materials electronically through Interfolio<https://apply.interfolio.com/107255>: (a) cover letter; (b) curriculum vitae; (c) copy of the official transcript, showing the most recent degree conferred; If the Ph.D. is in progress, the candidate also should submit a copy of the official transcript showing the hours completed for the Ph.D.  (d) statement of teaching experience, interests, and philosophy; (e) Any additional information related to professional development, pedagogical scholarship or evidence of teaching effectiveness that speaks to your commitment to teaching and mentoring of undergraduates; (g) contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation; and (g) inclusivity statement: We are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, and working environment for all. We are interested in recruiting individuals who can contribute to and/or foster diversity.  In one to two pages, please reflect on your commitments, approaches, and insights you feel will allow you to contribute to and/or foster inclusion, diversity, and equity at Baylor University. You may detail past or current experience and philosophy regarding teaching and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds and/or contributions to social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Candidates invited for an interview need to provide official transcripts and recommendation letters.

Questions concerning the position should be directed to Search Committee Co-chairs, Brad Keele, at NB_Keele at baylor.edu<mailto:NB_Keele at baylor.edu> or Karenna Malavanti at Karenna_Malavanti at baylor.edu<mailto:Karenna_Malavanti at baylor.edu>.

Baylor University is committed to making information and resources that are available via the web accessible for all users. If you are a job seeker and need accessibility assistance or an accommodation in order to apply for one of our open positions, please call 254-710-2000 or e-mail: askHR at baylor.edu<mailto:askHR at baylor.edu>.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant's religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

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